Castellana Grotte

Castellana Grotte is an Italian town of about 19,000 inhabitants in the province of Bari, in Puglia. It is located in the Land of Trulli, it is best known for the complex karst caves of Castellana.

The Castellana Caves are less than 500 meters away from the town and 330 meters above sea level. It is a limestone plateau formed in the Upper Cretaceous about a hundred million years ago. You can visit them by following a fascinating scenario of about 1 km. You can, also, follow a longer path of about 3 km that takes about two hours to complete. The entrance is a huge chasm in the open, about sixty meters deep, and it’s called the Grave.

The White Cave at the end of the trail, definitely plays an important role, it is known as the most beautiful cave in the world, radiant and glowing. The entire route consists of spectacular stalactite and stalagmite concretions and tunnels that connect wonderful caves.